Why Building a Great Digital Workplace matters

How do you create a Great Digital Workplace? Why does it matter? Why should employers put effort into creating a workplace that allows people to work digitally? This is a presentation I recently gave that explores these questions and I hope will help you think about how you can improve your own digital workplace. Why does having a Great Digital Workplace matter? Employee engagement can … Continue reading Why Building a Great Digital Workplace matters

Creating a Great Digital Workplace

During the panel discussion at a conference I recently attended, there was a comment from the audience that the panel was experienced in large organisations (thousands of employees), while in New Zealand most businesses are small to medium enterprises. How can smaller organisations create a great experience Digital Workplace experience for their people? I started thinking about this from my own experience in a team … Continue reading Creating a Great Digital Workplace

Building a Digital Workplace: What can go wrong?

I was invited to speak at an event recently and decided to include a slide in my presentation on the things that can go wrong when building a digital workplace. I’ve made many mistakes in my career and sometimes claim to have a Degree from the University of Hard Knocks! This slide has sparked many conversations so I thought I’d blog about the slide and … Continue reading Building a Digital Workplace: What can go wrong?

Going Paperless

Back in 1975 Business Week published an article predicting the rise of the paperless office. Automation would replace manual tasks and jobs like book keepers and record keepers would disappear. This prediction was made at the very beginning of the personal computer revolution with companies like Microsoft and Apple in their infancy. The spreadsheet was yet to be invented and Microsoft Word 1.0 was still … Continue reading Going Paperless